Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2015

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 8 CHAMPAGNE Roederer's history goes back to 1827, yet it was in 1932, under the ownership of Camille Olry-Roederer, that their success was assured. The royalTy oF reiMs: louis roederer The emperor's wine The first Cristal was created in 1876 to satisfy the Tsar of Russia, Alexander II. His demand for the finest, which Louis Roederer could provide, remains the most widely recognized prestige Champagne to this day. The vineyard sources have changed, yet the level of importance bestowed upon Cristal has not. Cristal emerges as a timeless example of precision and elegance. louis Roederer Cristal Brut 2006 AG 97 » $199 "...Dazzles with its pure richness and volume." (1802021) louis Roederer Cristal Brut 2007 AG 97+ » $199 "...one of the very finest new releases of the year." (1802050) Uniquely Roederer Vintage is extremely important to chef de cave Jean-Baptiste. When he and managing director Frederic Rouzaud set out to define a new vintage cuvee, the 2006 was the perfect place to start. The goal was to create an exciting and unique expression from their family-owned vineyards, using 60% Pinot Noir from Cumieres and 40% Chardonnay from Hautvillers. This was a Champagne that was not extremely dry but rather would expresses the vineyards and vintage together without the traditionally-added dosage. The results are spectacular. louis Roederer Brut nature 2006 JS 94 » $85 "...Full and almost spicy with a long and powerful finish." (1802029) W ith over 25 years of unsold stock, Camille set out to change the face of the family business and make sure that the name and Champagne of Roederer was on everyone's lips. Acquiring prized vineyards during the last years of the Great Depression was key to assuring the brand's future. Even to this day, their holdings are the envy of the region. ✦

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